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When it comes to training the larger muscle groups like the chest, back, and legs, it is good to work them out with great intensity during a workout, and then provide them with plenty of rest. Some people claim that to bench press 3 times per week is not too much, but training them that frequently leaves them sore and diminished each time you rework them. You will overtrain doing this. Personally, i work chest and bench press at least once per week, but no more than twice per week, with usually 5-6 days in between chest sessions. That way, your chest is fresh and ready to grow each and every time. Bench pressing once per week has helped me to achieve a 400 pound bench press at 200 pounds bodyweight, so once per week training can be very effective...
-the westside barbell programme advocates one day of heavy bench press and one of dynamic effort or explosive bench press at around 50-60% of your 1rm.

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that is entirely based on age. The averages for each are as follows: 13-20years old=30-50lbs. so on so forth

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